National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman gestures as he describes negotiations between the NHL and the NHL Players Association regarding the difficulties of their current labor negotiations in New York, December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackso
Lockout forces NHL to cancel all games through January 14
Posted : Thursday, 20 December 2012 04:14PM
(Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) canceled another two weeks of the regular season on Thursday, wiping out all games through January 14 due to a labor dispute with locked-out players that threatens to wipe out the entire campaign.
The decision brings the total number of lost regular season games to 625, or 50.8 percent of the season, the NHL said in a statement.
(Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Editing by Larry Fine)
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